Two Coral Springs residents were struck by a vehicle late yesterday evening as they attempted to walk across Atlantic Blvd.
Preliminary investigation shows that approximately 7:45 p.m. yesterday Sophia Guevara, 12 of Coral Springs and Christopher Jimenez, 13 of Coral Springs were attempting to walk south across Atlantic Blvd. at the intersection of Lakeview Drive. As they entered the intersection they were struck by a 2005 Nissan pick-up driven by Angelini Rabello, 46 of Coral Springs. Robella was traveling east on Atlantic Blvd. in the right thru lane when she struck the juveniles. Witnesses advised that Robello had a green light at the time of the accident.
Guevara and Jimenez were both transported to Broward General Hospital, Guevara via air rescue and Jimenez via ground. Guevara is listed in critical condition and Jimenez is listed in stable condition.
Anyone with information regarding the accident is urged to contact Officer Jeff Dixon of the Coral Springs Police Department Traffic Unit at 954-346-1306.
Ref. Case # 10-403229